Romak back at the Wyverns in a $1.25 million deal

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Romak back at the Wyverns in a $1.25 million deal

Korean baseball club SK Wyverns announced Friday that it will bring back Canadian slugger Jamie Romak for another season.

The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) said Romak has agreed to a one-year deal worth up to $1.25 million, with a guaranteed salary of $900,000 and $350,000 in incentives.

Romak first joined the Wyverns as a mid-season acquisition in 2017.

Romak had his best season in 2018, where he finished with a 0.316 batting average with 43 home runs and 102 runs to help the Wyverns win the Korean Series title.

He earned $1.05 million in salary in 2019.

Despite battling injuries in 2019, Romak had 29 home runs, tied for second most in the league, and drove in 95 runs, good for eighth place.

The Wyverns liked Romak’s power at the plate and steady glove at first base. They team also praised his exemplary work ethic.

In 380 KBO games, Romak has hit 103 home runs with 266 RBIs.

Yonhap

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